Being close(d): How community management on closed media channels contributes to capital
The concept of community management has become a significant corporate communications practice. However, users have recently been withdrawing from traditional social media and begun closed media channels. Closed media channels are communication arenas with restricted access or barriers to entry.
The new issue of our publication series Communication Insights “Being close(d). How community management on closed media channels contributes to social capital” explains how companies are using closed media channels for external communications.
By analyzing 27 closed media channels by Germany’s Top 50 most valuable brands and conducting eight expert interviews Lennart Rettler and Prof. Ulrike Röttger (University of Münster), gained insights into how channels with barriers to entry could be considered a real opportunity for corporate communications departments.
You can find further information in the new edition of the Communication Insights.